McGehee Featured in Legal News Story on Oakland County Trial

A breach of contract dispute was tried twice in Oakland County. At each trial, the jurors gave an award to the plaintiff. One was bigger, one was smaller. Each time, the attorneys asked that the jurors be polled following the verdict — the defense after the bigger verdict, and plaintiff’s counsel after the smaller one.

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Bonanni Quoted In S.J. Mercury News Exotic Dancer Suit Story

Pitt McGehee Partner Megan Bonanni was interviewed by the San Jose Mercury News in a story relating to a lawsuit filed in California alleging systematic violations of the California Labor Code — as 11 former Pink Poodle exotic dancers have taken legal action in an effort to elevate the status of exotic dancers from “independent

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DBusiness, O&E Cover McGehee Being Named to MSU College of Law Board of Directors

Cary McGehee, a partner with Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers, has been named to the board of trustees of Michigan State University College of Law.  McGehee is listed in “Best Lawyers” in America and Michigan Super Lawyers, has been named “Trial Lawyer of the Year” by the Public Justice Foundation, and won the “Lawyers for the People”

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Claybrook Discusses GM Cobalt Issues at Pitt Sponsored Lecture

At the Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers sponsored Dean Robb Lecture of the Public Justice Foundation at the Wayne State Law School, GM’s Cobalt problems drove the news as auto safety pioneer Joan Claybrook gave the keynote address, April 2. Claybrook told students and members of the public about the evolution of auto-safety advocacy and

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Michael Pitt Featured in ICLE Monthly Mentor

In the latest “Monthly Mentor,” the newsletter of ICLE, Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Michael Pitt was featured in a column entitled “What I Wish I Knew Then: Review Client Records Before Taking the Case.” Pitt share that experienced employment attorneys all have anecdotes about what they discovered about a claimant/plaintiff by subpoenaing medical,

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Bonanni Featured in Legal News Column on Exotic Dancer Suit

Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Megan Bonanni was the subject of a recent Detroit Legal News “Asked and Answered” Column from the News’ Steve Thorpe. In the column, Thorpe engaged in a detailed Q & A regarding Bonanni’s collective action lawsuit filed on behalf of three current and former exotic dancers against several Detroit

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Global Media Seeks Out Pitt During DeBoer-Rowse Trial

Michael Pitt, Partner with Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers, was a much sought after and much quoted participant in the recently concluded Detroit trial determining the fate of Michigan gays who want to marry. Pitt, who represents Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown – a defendant in the case, but stands on the side of the

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Pitt Says Harm to Those Denied Gay Marriage is “Real”

Michael Pitt, Partner with Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers, was quoted in a recent edition of MLive covering the end of the trial in Detroit determining the fate of Michigan gays who want to marry. Pitt, who represents Oakland County Clerk Lisa Brown – a defendant in the case, but stands on the side of

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WWJ Tabs McGehee to Speak About Juvenile Lifer Decision

The Michigan Supreme Court will make a decision on whether to give Juveniles already sentenced as a lifer a second chance at life. Michigan has roughly 360 inmates in prison for life who were convicted of first degree murder when they were just teenagers. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette argues that those teenagers were given a

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McGehee Led Freedom Tour Featured in Michigan Bar Journal

Last Summer, Pitt McGehee Palmer & Rivers Partner Cary McGehee took a group of Michigan High School students on a tour through Kentucky, Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi on behalf of the firm and the Michigan Coalition of Human Rights. Dubbed the “Freedom Tour,” the trip brought the teens on a journey of historical places which

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